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Ore House

147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
+1 970-247-5707
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Food was fantastic. Service great. We have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MamaTK
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Ore House a couple weeks back with my girlfriend under a 8:00 reservation. As soon as we walked in we loved the place and the entire vibe that the restaurant carried out. We where sat immediately and the service was outstanding!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MillerTravel23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined here Jan.1. First time and have to say it was EXCELLENT! FLAT IRON Steak was one of the BEST I have ever had! Lobster was perfectly grilled. Bourbon, pecan cake was to die for! Will be making reservation every time we vacation in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank abigale12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great steak house, nearby the train station. Reservations are essential. Extensive wine list. We preferred Seasons restaurant only because of their wider menu selections, but for steak, the Ore House can't be beat.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank peter l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To experience 5 Star dining in a rustic pioneer atmosphere this is the place to go. The atmospere is area history revealed and depicted and the food and service are excellent.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CityCamping101
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Excellent on all counts -- steaks, drinks, wine and service! A brief wait because we came early for our reservation -- but that allowed us to discover the neat puzzle store around the corner! We ended up with a nice booth and a great server....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank weyl-59
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

From being greeted with a "Happy Anniversary!" to an outstanding steak and crab leg dinner, to a celebratory piece of truly delicious "whiskey cake", this was a dinner to remember!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ScorpioRed
Reviewed 3 November 2018

First time at the Ore House in all the 18 years coming to Durango. Steamworks is our usual, but decided on going outside the norm, and glad we did. Dont get me wrong, Steamworks is outstanding, but we were looking for something a little more...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Skibum70
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Food was great. Steaks were cooked perfectly. Prime rib eye and dry aged NY strip, both are good options. I would highly recommend if you are looking for a steak house. The whiskey choclate cake for dessert was most excellent, I would recommend it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Antihero27
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We have friends who have lived in Durango, Colorado, for 20 years. When they learned we were coming for a visit on our vacation trip through the West, they immediately reserved a table for four at Ore House. "The best restaurant in town--by far," they...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
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Questions & Answers
20 June 2018|
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Response from Ryan L | Property representative |
Hi ILoveBourbon! We have both options available on our menu... there are steaks that come with side dishes and there are a la carte steaks as well! We hope to see you while you are here! Sincerely, The Ore House Crew
25 August 2017|
Response from CityCamping101 | Reviewed this property |
They still have the birthday discount, ask that you make a reservation and have a valid ID
sue r
1 July 2017|
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Response from Wozzlefish12 | Reviewed this property |
No space for a dog indoor or out - it's pretty small but the atmosphere and food is very very worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
    (Main Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley stop located right across the street.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-5707
Established in 1972, the Ore House is one of Durango's oldest and finest restaurants. Featuring hand cut USDA certified Black Angus prime and choice steaks, steaks from ranches surrounding southwest Colorado, sustainable seafood, all natural poultry, seasonal local produce, and homemade desserts.
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